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shortcut

noun [C] ( also UK short cut)
 
 
/ˈʃɔːtkʌt/
QUICK a quicker and more direct way of getting somewhere or doing something: I took a shortcut through the car park.Routes and roads in general
COMPUTER In computing, a shortcut is a quick way to start or use a computer program: a shortcut keyComputer concepts
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